Grants.gov is the federal portal for solicited grant programs. This system enables individuals to locate funding opportunities by using key word and agency searches. It also enables individuals to subscribe to email updates.
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) describes federal programs, including purpose, eligibility, appropriations and contacts. This system provides information related to special federal programs (i.e., health care, child and family services) along with sponsored project funding. It also enables individuals to subscribe to email updates.
Duke University Funding Opportunities Database
Duke University owns and operates a comprehensive search engine for public and private grants / sponsorships. This free site enables you to locate sponsors using general or advanced searching criteria.
Michigan State University Libraries
Michigan State University Libraries maintain a web site of grant programs based on discipline. This free site allows individuals to search potential funding opportunities by discipline, education level and population group.
Foundation Grants for Preservation in Libraries, Archives and Museums
Foundation Grants for Preservation in Libraries, Archives and Museums is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the Foundation Center. This publication lists 1,944 grants of $5000 or more from 488 foundations. It covers grants to public, academic, research, school, special libraries and to achives and museums.